Rabbit Jelly Belly brooch
Medium or Technique
Gold-plated sterling silver, plastic (acrylic), glass
Not On View
This gold-plated sterling silver “Jelly Belly” brooch features a rabbit with a rhinestone eye and a round, prong-set, translucent Lucite body chewing on a twig held in its paws. The rabbit’s ears and tail are set with rhinestones and the twig is set with rhinestones and green marquise-cut glass stones.
TRIFARI [with a crown surmounting the "T"]
DES. PAT. NO. 135169 / STERLING
Between about 1970s and 2018, acquired by Carole Tanenbaum, Toronto, Ontario [see note]; 2018, gift of Carole Tanenbaum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)
NOTE: This is part of a large collection of costume jewelry given to the MFA in 2018, which had been built over about 40 years.
Gift of Carole Tanenbaum